Energia, title sponsor of the All Ireland League and one of Ireland’s leading energy suppliers, have revealed the Energia AIL awards shortlist and full line up of special guests ahead of the virtual rugby awards broadcast at 8pm on Friday 8th May 2020 across their YouTube and Facebook channels.
Chloe Pearse from UL Bohemians RFC has been shortlisted for the prestigious Energia AIL Women’s Player of the Year Award. Her teammates Alana McInerny and Stephanie Nunan are nominated for Women’s AIL Try of the Year.
Shannon’s Kelvin Browne has been nominated for Try of the Year with all efforts available to watch here!
Rugby fans across the country will be in for a full line-up of special guests including Munster players Peter O’Mahony, Keith Earls, Joey Carberry, Leinster’s Jordan Larmour and Irish Rugby Coach Andy Farrell all presenting awards on the night.
This year’s awards, hosted by Irish actor and comedian Mario Rosenstock alongside some of his favourite rugby impersonations, will celebrate the action both on and off the pitch and highlight some of the real skill, talent and incredible rugby we have seen from the players, as well as recognising all the hard work that goes on behind the scenes from clubs, volunteers and coaches who went above and beyond for the league.
Energia AIL Award Shortlists include:
Energia AIL Men’s Player of the Year
- Div 1A: Brian Hayes, Cork Constitution
- Div 1B: Miah Cronin, Highfield
- Div 2A: Brad Roberts, Rainey OB
- Div 2B: Killian Marmion, Greystones
- Div 2C: Paul O’Loghlen, Skerries
Energia AIL Women’s Player of the Year
- Hannah O’Connor – Blackrock College
- Chloe Pearse – UL Bohemian
- Steph Carroll – Railway Union
Energia AIL Men’s Try of the Year award
- Conor O’Brien – Nenagh Ormond RFC
- Peter Cashel – Dungannon RFC
- Jack Crowley – Cork Constitution FC
- Kelvin Brown – Shannon RFC
- Scott Finlay – Malone RFC
Energia AIL Women’s Try of the Year award
- Nichola Fryday – Old Belvedere RFC
- Alana McInerney – UL Bohemian RFC
- Stephanie Nunan – UL Bohemian RFC
- Jenni Burke – Blackrock College